As recently as 10 years ago, Thanksgiving Day was a time for gathering around the table with family and friends and thanking God for all that He willed for us in the past year. After dinner, we’d curl up together in the living room with the Christmas ads and start making up our gift lists.
As we enter the holiday season, when the culture wars become especially obvious, yesterday’s homily by Pope Francis, about why we must resist those who want to impose a “new way” of life on us that relegates God to the sidelines, becomes particularly timely.
Just two months after graduating high school, 19 year-old Hannah Mongie discovered she was pregnant. Both she and the baby’s father were ecstatic and planned to stay together through the birth of the child to see if they could make it work – until tragedy struck and Hannah’s world was turned upside down.
An Italian priest pricked the consciences of abortion promoters in Italy this week after comparing abortion to brutal mafia killings and condemning lawmakers who promote the practice.
Thanks to the hard work of Women of Grace and the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Joseph’s Church in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, dozens of women were able to enjoy an afternoon of reflection on the meaning of Advent.
Six members of the pro-life community, including two priests, who were participating in the Red Rose Rescue campaign of September 15, will stand trial today in Virginia for refusing to leave abortion clinics where they attempted to speak with women scheduled for abortions.
In the wake of the death of Charles Manson last night, the sister of Sharon Tate, the actress who was brutally murdered by Manson’s cult in the summer of 1969, said she prayed for his soul.
A 20 year-old student at the University College Dublin (UCD) who was impeached from her position as student union president because of her pro-life views says she’ll never lose her passion for defending life.
In order to keep the merciful spirit of the Jubilee Year of Mercy alive, Pope Francis declared the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time to be known from here on as the World Day of the Poor, which makes this Sunday the inaugural year for this new Church initiative.
More than 70,000 people from all over the world are expected to fill Detroit’s Ford Field on Saturday for the beatification of Father Solanus Casey.